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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

Colorado’s Pot Brownies Have A New Ingredient — Warning Labels

Colorado is rolling out regulations for the edible marijuana sector, including "emergency rules," which spell out serving sizes. But for now, most of the dosage education is falling to pot shops.

The ‘Greening’ Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers’ Pockets

Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.

A Food Crisis Follows Africa’s Ebola Crisis

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.

Seeking Proof For Why We Feel Terrible After Too Many Drinks

Author Adam Rogers says there are lots of myths about what causes hangovers. His new book, Proof: The Science of Booze, explores these and other scientific mysteries of alcohol's effect on the body.

More Military Families Are Relying On Food Banks And Pantries

A survey by Feeding America, a network of U.S. food banks, found that one-quarter of all U.S. military households used a food pantry in 2013. But service members are often reluctant to seek such help.

For Food Startups, Incubators Help Dish Up Success

Demand for specialty and artisanal foods is booming, and new entrepreneurs want to get in on the action. Incubators can provide shared commercial kitchen space and tips on sales and distribution.

For A More Ordered Life, Organize Like A Chef

The French phrase mise-en-place means to gather and arrange the ingredients and tools needed for cooking. But for many culinary professionals, its organizing principles are also a way of life.

Truth In Gluten-Free Labeling: Celiac Community Cheers FDA Rule

The Food and Drug Administration now requires all food manufacturers to be in compliance with a labeling standard for gluten-free food. Advocates for people with celiac disease say it's about time.

Video Interlude: Watch These Congealed Salads Jiggle Provocatively

So, this is what twerking Jell-O looks like: There's apparently an ongoing campaign to make the congealed salad trendy once more, as evidenced by this Southern Living video that shows the gelatin-filled salads in all their jiggly glory. (The...

jigglyPuffPieces: There's apparently an ongoing campaign to...

There's apparently an ongoing campaign to make the congealed salad trendy once more, as evidenced by this Southern Living video that shows the salads in all their jiggly glory. (The gelatin salads are strangely... mesmerizing.) The magazine's test kitchen director...

California Toasts 2013?s Record Wine Grape Harvest

Finally there's some good news out of drought-ravaged California. The state's reporting the largest wine grape harvest on record.

Audio Interlude: Listen to David Chang Discuss Taste and Expansion Plans

Momofuku man David Chang stopped by the Heritage Radio Network, where he discussed taste and empire with host/JBF Executive Vice President Mitchell Davis. They spend a good amount of time talking about kimchi, and about the differences between Canada and...

WHOLE: An Excerpt from Dr. T. Colin Campbell's Brand-New Book PLUS Giveaway

Exciting news, Herbies! Dr. T Colin Campbell and Dr. Howard Jacobson's new book, WHOLE, has been released! and it's already a New York Times Bestseller! I got a chance to read this amazing book a few months ago and I can't recommend it enough. Show More Summary

Give yourself a break.

When was the last time you took a break? No, really. When was the last time you got up from your seat and took a 10 minute break? If you’re anything like me, it was probably a few hours ago, and only to go to the bathroom or heat up food before going right back [...] The post Give yourself a break. appeared first on Emily Levenson.

Favorites List (1.31.13)

Let's switch things up a bit with the favorites this time around. I'm going to put a few things out there, and I'd be incredibly thrilled if you leave a suggestion or two for me. Don't feel pressured, just throw it out there if you've come across something you were particularly excited about, Something you think I might like. Show More Summary

All you need is a rutabaga and a dream

I’m just back from attending the 15th annual International Rutabaga Curling Championship at the Farmers’ Market in  upstate Ithaca, New York. This year’s championship event took place, as always, on the last day of the farmers’ market season. Rutabagas, for the unitiated, are root vegetables of the Brassica family, most likely originating as a cross between [...]

Food FYI: The cost of junk food vs. healthful food

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